This section contains links to all government departments who are responsible for producing statistics. It also provides links to other departments and international organisations that collect and/or publish statistics. Click on the department of your choice to see the work they are responsible for and to view their publications.
The Department of Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) is responsible for business advice and regulation, further and higher education and international trade. It also leads on regulatory reform, innovation, science and technology.
The Child Maintenance and Enforcement Commission (CMEC) is a Non-Departmental Public Body established to take responsibility for the child maintenance system in Great Britain.
The Department of Enterprise, Trade and Investment (DETI) plays a crucial role in formulating and delivering economic development policy in terms of Enterprise, Social Economy, Innovation, Energy, Telecoms and Tourism in Northern Ireland. In addition, the Department has responsibility for ensuring a modern regulatory framework to support business and protect consumers.
The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) is concerned with securing a healthy natural environment. This includes promoting a low carbon and efficient economy, ensuring a thriving and secure food and farming sector and supporting development of sustainable rural communities.
The General Register Office for Scotland (GROS) is responsible for the registration of of life events in Scotland. It also administers the Census.
The National Health Service National Services Scotland provides NHS services within the devolved administration.
The Information Centre for Health and Social Care (IC) is a central source of health and social care information.
The Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency (NISRA) produce information on Northern Ireland’s population and socio-economic conditions.
The Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (Ofqual) is responsible for regulating qualifications, examinations and assessments in England and vocational qualifications in Northern Ireland.